CUSTER COUNTY–The Custer County 4-H Public Speaking Contest was held on Monday, April 2 at the 4-H Building. Seven Custer County 4-H youth ranging in age from 8 to 18 gave speeches in four divisions. Award donors for the contest included Tom & Mary Langrud, Cindy Pearson in Memory of Bill Pearson, Fowler Haymoving, Arnold Rotary, and the Nebraska Rural Radio Network.
The top three individuals in the Junior Speech, Intermediate Speech, and Senior Speech divisions will represent Custer County at a Regional 4-H Public Speaking Contest to be held on Saturday, April 28 in North Platte.
Results of the contest are as follows:
NOVICE SPEECH DIVISION
Mahaya Jones 1st Place – Purple Ribbon – Gold Medal
Aubree Stutzman 2nd Place – Blue Ribbon – Silver Medal
JUNIOR SPEECH DIVISION
Riata Remund 1st Place – Purple Ribbon – Gold Medal
Alex Berghorst 2nd Place – Purple Ribbon – Silver Medal
Maggie Peterson 3rd Place – Blue Ribbon – Bronze Medal
INTERMEDIATE SPEECH DIVISION
Rio Remund 1st Place – Blue Ribbon – Gold Medal
SENIOR SPEECH DIVISION
Kinsey Pflaster 1st Place – Purple Ribbon – Gold Medal